$200K — $250K *
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES
The Director Portfolio Management is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the day to day security functions of the Amtrak Corporate Security department. Significant responsibilities include oversight and direction of the security project portfolio, oversight of the Amtrak Electronic Security Systems group, and the risk assessment/security vulnerability program. This position is also responsible for departmental administrative and financial tasks, ensures processes are developed and implemented with appropriate performance metrics for schedule, costs, staffing and application of new technologies.
• Assumes all responsibilities of the Project Management Office within the department to ensure compliance with Amtrak and industry standards, regulatory requirements and efficient and effective project management executed in a fiscally responsible manner.
• Oversees Amtrak’s Electronic Security Systems Program including access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance and SmartID programs.
• Oversees execution of Amtrak’s security risk management program.
• Ensures security policies are followed and coordinated as part of a larger risk reduction strategy.
• Collaborates with the others in the department to develop, execute and document functions and plans that affect critical aspects of the department's mission, operational responses and programs.
• Define and maintain standards for project management (IPR Grant, capital and operating projects)
• Document, guide and measure project performance.
• Assist in allocating resources, managing contractor agreements, updating/reporting to DHS, FRA, and other outside agencies.
• Responsible for the review and improvement of project management and grant practices, policies, and procedures (includes monitoring and evaluating corporate security).
• Ensures project improvement plans are implemented, where required.
• Ensures the proper and accurate establishment, maintenance, retention, and disposition of related automated and non-automated records and files.
• Supports development of operating, capital and IPR grant budgets
• Manages financial activities related to implementing and controlling the Department's operating budget and capital projects program, including the forecasting, analyzing, and tracking of all related accounts.
• Manages the Department's grants development and project management program by researching and recommending funding resources, providing technical advice on grant applications, and monitoring and documenting compliance with grant requirements.
• Establishes/monitors internal financial management and cost control procedures, taking corrective action as required.
• Coordinates internal and external audits and investigations by preparing schedules, account analyses, and answering inquiries.
• Coordinates with the department to develop and monitor budgets to ensure goals and objectives are successful.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in security, risk assessment, finance, accounting, business administration, economics, and/or other security related field, or equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
• 11 years of relevant experience required.
• Progressively responsible professional experience in the areas of corporate security, security portfolio management, security risk management, program and departmental finance, budgeting and administration.
• Demonstrable experience and skill in the following areas: security portfolio management; risk assessment, operating and capital finance and budget administration; grants development and administration.
• Demonstrable experience in managing corporate security functions (video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection systems).
• Skill in evaluating complex financial information and systems.
• Knowledge of objectives, policies, guidelines and procedures of the financial management programs in order to provide authoritative advice and recommendations.
• Ability to resolve problems on specific issues related to Financial and Project Management programs.
• Skill in developing policies, procedures, operations, and instructions for the effective and efficient delivery of financial, project and procurement management services.
• Written and oral communication skills in order to interface with executives.
• Skill in applying one's professional knowledge of generally accepted budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, auditing, and control procedures and standards.
• Skill in working with employees at all levels of the Department and within other related corporate functions in order to ensure effective and efficient information and workflow.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION OR QUALIFICATIONS
• Master's Degree in Business Administration.
• 13+ years of relevant experience preferred.
• Demonstrated proficiency in effectively developing and reporting on operating budgets.
• Demonstrated proficiency in effectively managing and reporting on capital investment programs.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Amtrak finance, operations and procurement business processes.
• Demonstrated experience in security risk assessment, design and mitigation.
• PSP, CPP certified.
• PMP or PgMp certification.
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Safety & Security
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%
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All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.
Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
Valid through: 6/23/2021
$250K — $250K+*
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